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. congressman jesse jackson junior-- a democrat from illinois-- resigned from the house of representatives today. he had been on medical leave for treatment of bipolar disorder since june. jackson has also been under investigation for misuse of campaign funds and was facing a congressional ethics probe. he won re-election to the house in november. jackson's seat is now expected to be filled through a special election. mortgage rates in the u.s. fell to record lows this week-- helping to boost home sales. the average 30-year loan rate dropped to 3.3%, the lowest on record since records began in 1971. on wall street today stocks moved slightly higher ahead of the thanksgiving holiday. the dow jones industrial average gained 48 points to close under 12,837. the nasdaq rose nearly ten points to close above 2,926. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: and more now on the mid east story. will the cease fire reached today between israel and hamas, hold? and what about longer-term, more difficult issues between the two sides? ray suarez picks it up. >> suarez: i'm jo
and whatnot and everything just went. >> joanne's son jackson born prematurely at 27 weeks was carried in the dark by a nurse who also held his oxygen tank. >> they had to go down nine flights of stairs that were wet and had adult patients lying on the floors in like stretchers. it was pretty crazy and all of this in complete darkness. >> there were so many ambulances, there's people running around pushing gurneys. >> no one would let him in. >> that negotiation was fruitless. >> donovan waited outside in the driving wind and rain for two hours. finally a doctor escorted him inside. >> we kind of jog ran up 15 flights of stairs to the fifth floor and got to the top of the steps and the floor was pitch black. i found my son found his nurse and it was kind of an awesome moment and we just walked down together. >> a harrowing drive down dark slick streets to hospitals that hadn't lost power followed. down sinai, mountviewer projects. >> he's doing really really good considering the long journey we had in an ambulance to get hear. >> by tuesday morning, all the patients at nyu were success
? >> it pales in comparison. i remember jesse jackson sr. weeping there. i mean that was a once in a lifetime historical moment. >> ifill: i've heard many obama supporters say that re-electing the president was re-electing the president was even more important than electing him. >> you can't get to the second without the first. the first was a universal. >> woodruff: to interrupt you quickly to say we've just learned that governor romney is on his way to the convention center in boston. of course we'll take that. >> sure. i just think beyond the support of barack obama it was an afrming moment for america. it really was. >> ifill: and this is? this is an affirming moment for barack obama. and his supporters and the campaign. what he's trieded to do and what he wants to try to do but it isn't the same cosmic global emotional... >> woodruff: when you think about it, a year ago, six months ago, nine months ago, the over overwhelming prediction was this president could be beaten. this president was facing, and a year-and-a-half ago you look at any number of intervals over the last year or two, th
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